Dr. James Peter MD, PHD
- Rheumatology Santa Monica, CA
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Dr. James Peter, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Monica, CA. He has 55 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. James Peter has the following 11 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
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